Rubygems site recovers from compromise

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 1, 2013 2:06 AM EDT
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The volunteers that run the repository of components for Ruby applications are checking those components to ensure they haven't been tampered with after the platform was compromised. Attackers uploaded a gem to the site which had a metadata file that used the Rails YAML flaws to copy initialisation and configuration information to the Pastie clippings site.

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